This worksheet helps students compose not just a rhythm, but MANY rhythms to be played at the same time without getting frustrated by inexperience with using standard music notation. All they have to do is X out the number box they want to make a sound on with the instrument indicated and then try to play it. After each instrument has its own pattern of X's - then the students can try to play the patterns on different instruments. This is a GROUP activity for the classroom that can be run in small groups or the entire class being split into 4 parts.
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